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Music -- Kentucky -- Louisville

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Chamber Music Society of Louisville records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1999_037-UA
Scope and Contents These records date from 1955 to 1987, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1963 to 1968. In this.5 linear foot collection are minutes and financial reports, ticket sales ledger book and lists, correspondence, programs, and printed material.
Dates: 1955-1987; Majority of material found within 1963-1968

Gubbey Records "Head Cleaner" recordings

 Collection — Box Small LUMA Collections, 1
Identifier: 2014_193-UA
Content Description Two copies of "Head Cleaner: A Louisville Music Compilation, Vol. 3, 4, 5 & 6." Each copy contains 3 cassettes featuring recordings by various Louisville bands and musicians. Proceeds from the sale of this compilation benefited the Louisville Underground Archive Project.
Dates: 2014

Louisville Music and Theater Programs collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2014_009-UA
Content Description Collection includes music and theater programs from Louisville, Kentucky. The majority of programs relate to Louisville-area venues, with the exception of a 1899 program from Charleston, South Carolina by the Confederate Glee Club and a Clarksville (Indiana) Little Theater program dated 1955. The majority of the programs date to the mid-20th century, circa 1930-1950. The Louisville Memorial Auditorium, Iroquois Amphitheater, and the University of Louisville Playhouse are particularily well...
Dates: 1899-1950; Majority of material found within 1930's-1950's

Louisville Music and Theatre collection

 Collection — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2
Identifier: RG_195-UA
Scope and Contents This small collection contains original programs of various musical and theatrical performances in Louisville, chiefly at the Louisville Memorial Auditorium and Drury Lane Theatre. One program each comes from the Taft Theatre in Cincinnati and the Iroquois Amphitheater in Louisville. The earliest program dates from 1932 with the latest newspaper clippings and programs from 1939. The year 1936 is void with programs picking up again in 1937. There is no indication who collected or donated these...
Dates: 1932-1939

Harry A. Montgomery scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2010_015-UA
Dates: 1916-1940; Majority of material found within 1926-1927

Jean Brandeis Tachau reminiscence manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: 1985_037-UA
Scope and Contents This document is a reminiscence authored by Jean Brandeis Tachau describing visits to Louisville by her uncle, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, the growth of interest in classical music in Louisville, and Tachau's role in social welfare activities including the birth control movement. Tachau, the wife of Charles G. Tachau, lived in Louisville all her life. She was an active volunteer in many social causes and was also an amateur pianist who loved music. Tachau also remembers life...
Dates: circa 1970-1976

Robert S. Whitney papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1988_099-UA
Scope and Contents The Robert S. Whitney papers in the University of Louisville Archives span his career in the music field from 1917 to 1983. The bulk of the material is from the "Whitney Scrapbooks" and pertains to his involvement with the Louisville Orchestra as conductor from 1937 to 1967. The scrapbooks primarily consist of clippings from the Louisville Courier-Journal and the Times relating the events and activities of Whitney and...
Dates: 1917-1983